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Resources: Books

Books on the Philosophy and “How-to” of Home Education

(These are just a few of the many excellent books about home education.)

Title Author
102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum by Cathy Duffy
Better Late Than Early by Raymond Moore
Beyond Survival: A Guide to Abundant Life Homeschooling by Diana Waring
A Charlotte Mason Companion* by Karen Andreola
A Charlotte Mason Education* by Catherine Levison
The Christian Home School* by Gregg Harris
Dr. Beechik’s Homeschool Answer Book by Ruth Beechik
Dumbing Us Down by John Taylor Gatto
Educating the Whole-Hearted Child* by Clay and Sally Clarkson
For the Children’s Sake* by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay
Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Changes Everything by Laura Grace Weldon
Help! I’m Married to a Homeschooling Mom* by Todd Wilson
Homeschooling Children with Special Needs by Sharon Hensley
Homeschooling Methods* by Paul and Gena Suarez
The Homeschooling Father* by Michael Farris
Homeschooling for Excellence by David and Mickie Colfax
How Children Learn by John Holt
Learning All the Time by John Holt
The Right Choice* by Chris Klicka
School Can Wait by Raymond and Dorothy Moore
So You’re Thinking about Homeschooling by Lisa Whelchel
The Successful Homeschool Family Handbook by Raymond and Dorothy Moore
Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler’s Guide to Unshakable Peace* by Sarah Mackenzie
Things We Wish We’d Known by Diana Waring
The Three R’s by Ruth Beechik
The Underground History of American Education by John Taylor Gatto
Upgrade: 10 Secrets to the Best Education for Your Child* by Kevin Swanson
Weapons of Mass Instruction by John Taylor Gatto
The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home by Jessie Wise and Susan Wise Bauer
You Can Teach your Child Successfully* by Ruth Beechick

Other Helpful Books

Title Author
The Birth Order Book by Dr. Kevin Leman
Dave Ramsey’s Complete Guide to Money by Dave Ramsey
Debt-Proof Living: The Complete Guide to Living Financially Free by Mary Hunt
Hold Onto Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More than Peers by Dr. Gordon Neufeld and Dr. Gabor Maté
Miserly Moms* by Jonni McCoy
The Mislabeled Child by Brock Eide and Fernette Eide
Revolutionary Parenting* by George Barna
Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

* Denotes resources written from a strong Christian perspective